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The Works of Francis Bacon (twelve volumes)

Francis Bacon; Peter Shaw (trans)

M. Jones 1802

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Handsome 12 volume set of Bacon's writings containing the Novum Organum Scientiarum/new instrument of science and others, including his unfinished utopian novel New Atlantis. Translated into English by Peter Shaw where necessary. Original mottled calf boards, rebacked with gilt decorated spines. 6 frontispieces. 12mo. (160x105mm) Volume I: Essays, Moral, economical & Political 270pp.; Vol 2: Miscellaneous Writings in Philosophy, Morality and Religion 260pp.; Vol 3: Novum Organum Scientiarum pt1. 229pp.; Vol. 4: Novum Organum Scientiarum pt2. 264pp.; Vol. 5: Miscellaneous Writings in Philosophy, Morality and Religion pt2. 254pp.; Vol. 6: Augmentis Scientiarum (1803) pt1. 224pp.; Vol. 7: Augmentis Scientiarum (1803) pt2. 312pp.; Vol. 8: Sylva Sylvarum (1803) pt1. 302pp.; Vol. 9: Sylva Sylvarum (1803) pt2. 3442pp.; Vol. 10: Selected Letters (1803) 233pp.; Vol. 11: Scala Intellectus, The History of Life and Death, A Critique of the more ancient Philosophers (1803) 285pp.; Vol. 12: The History of Winds, The History of Rarefaction and Condensation & Physical Essays (1803) 379pp. Label missing from vol. 10. Rubbing to original boards. Light marking and rubbing to spines. Light spotting to front matter. Previous owners book plates. But contents clean and bindings tight. Good.